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On arrival, a day is at leisure at Narita We proceed to Tokyo. Upon arrival in Tokyo visit the Bonsai Museum, worlds first publicly run museum dedicated to bonsai art. It boasts a collection of more than 120 bonsai masterpieces and bonsai-related artifacts such as bonsai pots, miniature landscape stone called suiseki, books and woodblock prints, etc. Proceed for Lunch at a Local Indian Restaurant. After Lunch visit Edo Museum, housed in a unique looking building. In an interactive way experience and learn various aspects of Tokyo during Edo period such as Architecture, cultural heritage, commercial situations, Life sized figures and numerous models of town, vehicles and items previously used.
A guided city tour of Tokyo. Start your tour with a visit to Sky Tree first observatory (need to que for entrance). A unique opportunity to view the city of Tokyo from a height of 350mts from the observation deck of Tokyo Sky Tree, the tallest tower in the world. Later visit the Asakusa District known for its renowned Sensoji temple, a very popular Buddhist Temple that was constructed in the 7th century. You also have some free time at the famous Nakamise Shopping Arcade where you get a chance to try local snacks and buy Japanese souvenirs. Enjoy your Indian Lunch. Later drive pass the Imperial Palace. We visit the shrine dedicated to the Guardian Deity of Land – Hei Shrine. This evening enjoy some free time at Ginza, the High end Shopping Street.
Proceed to one of the highlights of your Tour - a visit to Mt. Fuji. Visit the Mount Fuji 5th station (Weather permitting).Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and often considered the symbol of the country. Later Drive pass Lake Ashi, a crater lake that lies along the southwest wall of the caldera of Mount Hakone, a complex volcano that last erupted in 1170 CE at Owakudani. This afternoon enjoy hot Indian Lunch. Later visit Owakudani Boiling valley with one-way cable car (weather permitting) an active sulphur vent. Later drive to Nagoya.
We proceed on a full day visit to Nara and Kyoto. Nara - the first capital of Japan. Visit the Todaiji temple, which houses the largest Buddha statue in Japan and the Nara Deer Park, which is home to hundreds of freely roaming Deer's - considered in Shinto to be messengers of the Gods, Nara's nearly 1200 deer have become a symbol of the city and have been designated a natural treasure. Lunch at local Indian Restaurant. Later we experience Traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with their signature white make-up and elaborate kimonos, they are a sight to see. Next we experience the hi-tech Japanese Bullet Train.
At Okayama visit the A-Bomb Dome, the symbol of Hiroshima and the only building to remain standing after the atomic explosion. See the Peace Memorial Park with its Museum and number of monuments of peace including the Flame of Peace, Flock of Dove and the Children's Memorial. The Cenotaph with its arched tomb is a tribute to those who died because of the A-bomb attack. Lunch at local Indian Restaurant. After lunch proceed to one of three great gardens of Japan and the Crown Jewel of Okayama – Korakuen Garden, where 300 years of history come live. Stroll through the garden - arranged to take in water from the river, which then runs via a zigzag brook into a pond and down in a waterfall. The extensive lawn and vast pond create an atmosphere that is as uplifting and relaxing as the regions mild climate.
Drive to Osaka...Upon arrival in Osaka visit Umeda Sky walk. 173-meter-tall building consists of two towers that are connected with each other by the "Floating Garden Observatory" on the 39th floor whose roof features a doughnut shape that provides an unobstructed 360-degree view Osaka city. Lunch at local Indian Restaurant. Photo stop at Osaka Castle (from outside)- one of Japan's most famous landmarks as it played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century. Later free time for shopping at Osaka. Proceed to the airport for your flight back home. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime.
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